Definition of Lampropeltis
1. Noun. King snakes and milk snakes.
Generic synonyms: Reptile Genus
Group relationships: Colubridae, Family Colubridae
Member holonyms: King Snake, Kingsnake
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lampropeltis
Literary usage of Lampropeltis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Check List of North American Amphibians and Reptiles by Leonhard Stejneger, Thomas Barbour (1917)
"RANGE : New Mexico and Eastern Arizona. lampropeltis ... lampropeltis triangulum triangulum (LACEPEDE) MILK-SNAKE lampropeltis ..."
2. The Reptiles of the Pacific Coast and Great Basin: An Account of the Species by John Van Denburgh (1897)
"... a half-grown tree-toad (Hyla regilla). Nothing is known of its breeding habits. Genus 28. lampropeltis. lampropeltis, FITZINGER, Syst. Kept., 1843, p. ..."
3. The Reptiles of the Pacific Coast and Great Basin: An Account of the Species by John Van Denburgh (1897)
"... chiefly of insects, but one specimen had eaten a half-grown tree-toad (Hyla regula). Nothing is known of its breeding habits. Genus 28. lampropeltis. ..."
4. Geology of New Jersey by New Jersey Geological Survey, George Hammell Cook (1868)
"lampropeltis getula. King Snake. This large serpent is found only in the southern counties. ... lampropeltis triangula. Not very abundant, and is a stupid ..."